Welcome to the SOS: Support Public Broadcasting website.

The “SOS: Support Public Broadcasting” Coalition is a membership-based coalition representing unions, NGOs, CBOs, community media, independent film and TV production sector organisations; academics, freedom of expression activists and concerned individuals.

The vision of the SOS Coalition is to create a public broadcasting system dedicated to the broadcasting of quality, diverse, citizen-orientated public programming committed to deepening South Africa’s Constitution.

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Latest items

Liars Never Prosper

Date submitted: 17 December 2014
Liars Never Prosper

Pleased as we are to see her exit from our public broadcaster, we are, nevertheless, dismayed and saddened that she chose to drag this matter ...Read more

End of the Road for Tshabalala’s Deception

Date submitted: 3 December 2014
End of the Road for Tshabalala’s Deception

Today, Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Commuications conducted a formal inquiry into allegations that SABC Board Chairperson, Ellen Zandile ...Read more

Set-top boxes the new e-tolls? Tell USAASA why we need free STBs for all!

Date submitted: 21 November 2014

Joint Application Against the SABC, the Minister of Communications and Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng

Date submitted: 5 November 2014
Joint Application Against the SABC, the Minister of Communications and Mr Hlaudi Motsoeneng

On Friday, the SOS: Support Public Coalition (SOS), Media Monitoring Africa (MMA) and the Freedom of Expression Institute (FXI) lodged their ...Read more

Parliament Must Not allow SABC to be Led By Liars and Perjurers

Date submitted: 15 October 2014
Parliament Must Not allow SABC to be Led By Liars and Perjurers

For all too long has dishonesty and corrupt conduct by senior officials plagued our valued public broadcaster for scandal following scandal with ...Read more